$49 for a Block Party: Carving Glass with Heat Class at Bullseye Glass Co ($100 Value)

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World-renowned glassmaker hosts beginning kiln-carving classes where pupils sculpt letters, numbers, or designs into glass slabs

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Expires Sep 21st, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. 15 day cancellation notice required or fee up to $25 may apply. Must be 18 or older. Must sign waiver. New clients only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$49 for a Kiln-Based Glass-Carving Class ($100 Value)

During a 2.5-hour Block Party: Carving Glass with Heat class, pupils design numbers, letters, or other graphic images for a slab of glass using ceramic fiber paper. This kilnforming technique results in a textured, bas-relief, or sculpted look set into a color of choice. Classes take place Saturdays at noon, accommodate a maximum of 16 students, and supply all necessary tools and materials. No prior experience is necessary.

Bullseye Glass Co

Founded in 1974 by three "hippie glassblowers," Bullseye Glass Co produces internationally renowned glass materials in thousands of colors and finishes suitable for artistic endeavors of all kinds, such as mosaics and stained glass. Aside from being beautiful to look at, most of Bullseye's glasses are compatible for fusing and kilnforming—something that's especially important for glass artists to know. Bullseye also passes on the ancient art of glass shaping through artist-guided classes. Graduates of these kilnforming classes can return to craft additional treasures or explore the cyclical nature of art by turning a wineglass back into a sandbox.

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